Local administrators, educators, and service providers are essential to supporting positive outcomes for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities. The Educators and Service Providers Resource page includes resources from the U.S. Department of Education and Department-funded projects that local programs and individuals may find helpful.
IDEA Related Centers
The Department’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) supports projects that provide information and technical assistance to a wide audience of early intervention and special education stakeholders in order to strengthen programs and services to infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.
Information and assistance from these OSEP-funded projects are available free of charge.
OSEP provides discretionary grants to higher-education institutions and other non-profit organizations to support:
- Research, demonstrations, technical assistance and dissemination
- Technology and personnel development
- Parent-training and information centers
Local schools, programs, administrators, educators, and service providers may find the following OSEP-funded centers’ resources useful when helping to provide high-quality services and supports to infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities:
IDEA Topic Areas
OSEP, along with other department offices, federal agencies, and OSEP discretionary funded-grant recipients, provide numerous IDEA-topic area resources.
For federal resources for IDEA stakeholders on college- and career-readiness standards, tool kits, topic issues in education, intervention IDEA briefs, and a resource library, visit OSEP IDEAs That Work.
For more specific resources on a variety of IDEA topics, visit the Topic Areas resource page. This resource page includes information and resources from the Department, other Federal agencies, and Federally-funded technical assistance centers.